Movie Reviews: Live By Night and Silence

Live By Night

Cary, NC – Live By Night, directed by and starring Ben Affleck, is a gangster drama set against the backdrop of prohibition. While there are moments of greatness here, Affleck seems to struggle with his focus on what exactly the story is, delivering a watchable, albeit muddled, viewing experience. Read more

Photos: Snow in Cary

Cary, NC – The town got hit with snow over the past weekend. As it melts, here are a few moments from the cold weather frozen in time. Read more

Cary Artist Featured at Golden Globes Party

Cary, NC – If you watched the Golden Globes Sunday night, you saw some of the year’s best actors, actresses and writers being recognized for their movies and TV shows. But if you were lucky enough to be at the event yourself, you may have seen jewelry created by a local Cary designer. Read more

Movie Reviews: A Monster Calls and Hidden Figures

A Monster Calls

Cary, NC – A Monster Calls, directed by J.A. Bayona (The Impossible), is a fantasy drama about a young boy dealing with his mother’s terminal illness. Starring Felicity Jones (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and newcomer Lewis MacDougall, A Monster Calls is an emotional and deeply satisfying family film that deals with loss in as honest a way as a film with a giant tree monster can. Read more

Coming Films to the Cary Theater – January

Cary, NC – It’s a new year and that means a new list of films and performances at the Cary Theater, including a Frame By Frame series to analyze top-quality movies. Read more

Cary and Morrisville Host Chinese Film Exhibit

Cary, NC – Films made in China have been around almost as long as film itself – 111 years, in fact. We know that precise number because Morrisville and Cary hosted an exhibit this week in honor of 111 years of film in China. Read more

Movie Reviews: Passengers and La La Land


Cary, NC – Passengers stars Chris Pratt (Jurassic World, Guardians of the Galaxyand Jennifer Lawrence (The Hunger Games, X-Men: First Classas two passengers on an intergalactic journey that get woken up from hypersleep 90 years early. Director Morten Tyldum (The Imitation Gamecrafts a gorgeous looking science fiction film, but even with beautiful scenery and two charismatic leads, Passengers ever quite lives up to its unique premise. Read more

Three Cary Students Win Artists Awards

Cary, NC – Standing out for exceptional work in the arts is difficult but three Cary residents now at North Carolina State University were honored by the school’s Arts Department for doing just that. Even more impressive, all three students won while working on other majors. Read more

Kwanzaa Celebration Brings Culture to Downtown Cary

Cary, NC – For many years, Cary has prided itself on inclusivity and embracing different cultures. That tradition continues as 2016 will end with Cary’s Kwanzaa celebration to showcase the art and history of African and African-American communities. Read more

Movie Reviews: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story and The Handmaiden

Cary, NC – Rogue One tells the story of how a group of rebels got the plans for the Death Star to Princess Leia and the build-up to Star Wars: A New Hope. More of a side story than anything, Rogue One is an excellent deviation in the Star Wars saga that gives us new characters and a rousing adventure sure to please even the most casual Star Wars fan. Read more